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Scarecrow Video
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40
ITEMS
9,329
VIEWS
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Scarecrow Video began life in 1988 with one simple vision: to unite people with film. At the heart of this vision was a deep passion for cinematic storytelling. It began with a few hundred tapes in the back of a record store, and for more than 28 years its devoted caretakers have gradually accumulated the largest independently owned video and physical media library in the country, currently boasting over 128,000 titles. You can find film and television from 129 countries, in 126 different...
Seattle Municipal Archives
collection
825
ITEMS
9,029
VIEWS
collection
eye 9,029
The mission of the Archives is to support the goals of the City of Seattle and the citizens of the City by identifying, acquiring, arranging, describing, preserving, and making accessible - for the use of City agencies, scholars, students, and the general public - the records of enduring value created or received by City agencies and elected officials. The Motion Picture Collection Index contains descriptions of motion picture film, video, and digital video in the Seattle Municipal Archives....
Topics: Seattle, City Light, Department of Engineering
Wing Luke Museum
collection
168
ITEMS
4,804
VIEWS
collection
eye 4,804
The mission of the Wing Luke Museum of the Asian Pacific American Experience  is to connect everyone to the rich history, dynamic cultures and art of the Asian Pacific Americans through vivid storytelling and inspiring experiences. As a National Park Service Affiliated Area and the first Smithsonian affiliate in the Pacific Northwest, the Wing Luke Museum of the Asian Pacific American Experience offers an authentic perspective on a unique version of the American story. Nationally...
Topic: Wing Luke Museum
Museum of History & Industry
collection
315
ITEMS
4,453
VIEWS
collection
eye 4,453
By collecting and preserving artifacts and stories of the Puget Sound region’s diverse history, MOHAI highlights our tradition of innovation and imagination. Through compelling exhibits, scholarship, education, public programs, and community engagement, MOHAI bridges the past, present, and future. As the largest private heritage organization in the State of Washington; the museum engages communities through interactive exhibits, online resources, and award-winning public and youth education...
Topics: Museum of History & Industry, Museum of History and Industry, MOHAI, Seattle, Seattle history,...
Seattle Public Library
collection
189
ITEMS
3,000
VIEWS
collection
eye 3,000
The Seattle Public Library brings people, information and ideas together to enrich lives and build community. For more information, visit https://spl.org .
Topic: Pacific Northwest History
Seattle Municipal Archives
by Seattle City Light
movies
eye 1,115
favorite 2
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Public service announcement on ways to reduce residential energy consumption. Presented through a rap performed by Steve Wesley (lyrics by Sir Mix-A-Lot) and featuring the Madrona Youth Theater. Item 5542, Record Series 1204-05, Seattle Municipal Archives
Topics: Energy conservation, public service announcement, utility bills, Seattle, rap, Seattle City Light
King County Archives
collection
14
ITEMS
949
VIEWS
collection
eye 949
The mission of the King County Archives is to serve the public and agencies of King County by collecting, preserving, holding in trust, and facilitating access to County records of enduring historical value that document its land, people, culture, and governance. Through their service, they strive to foster appreciation and understanding of King County’s origins and continuing history. The Archives are a repository of historical King County government records, which are open to public view....
Topics: King County, history
Seattle Mime Theatre
collection
16
ITEMS
830
VIEWS
collection
eye 830
In 1977, Richard Davidson, Elizabeth Roth, Bruce Wylie and Pat Tyler began the Seattle Mime Theatre. Both and Davidson had studied with Tony Montanaro and Jacque Lecoq, and Wylie had trained with Leonard Pitt. The company performed throughout the United States and abroad for both adults and children.
Topic: Seattle Mime Theatre
Wing Luke Museum
by Wakako Yamauchi
movies
eye 815
favorite 0
comment 0
Title: And the Soul Shall Dance Original format: VHS Item No.: 2008.002.091.008 Description: And The Soul Shall Dance was written by Wakako Yamauchi (1924-2018), a Japanese American playwright, short-story writer, poet and painter. The story involves a young Japanese American girl and her parents as they struggle to live in a white America during The Great Depression. And The Soul Shall Dance grapples with many of the issues facing Japanese Americans in America such as assimilation,...
Topics: Wing Luke Museum, Asian American Theater, Northwest Asian American Theate, Asian Pacific Islander,...
Wing Luke Museum
by Dmae Roberts
movies
eye 719
favorite 0
comment 0
Title: Janie Bigo Original format: VHS Item No.: 2008.002.091.041 Description: Janie Bigo , written by Dmae Roberts. Directed by Susan diRende. "Janie Bigo by Dmae Roberts is a marvelous mix of comedy, mystery and romance - with snappy music, no less. The plot centers on Janie Nguyen, an orphaned AmerAsian who ends up in the US. searching for her GI father. Janie's rock 'n roll Girl-Group, the "Bigos," perform un-love songs as an antidote to the "drippy" songs on the...
Topics: Wing Luke Museum, Asian American Theater, Northwest Asian American Theater, Asian Pacific Islander,...
Archives of the Archdiocese of Seattle
collection
5
ITEMS
701
VIEWS
collection
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The Archives of the Archdiocese of Seattle serve the information needs of the Church and civil community by preserving and providing appropriate access to records documenting the history of the Catholic Church in Western Washington. Archival materials are preserved to memorialize the corporate and ministerial activities -- enabling continuity in decision making, supporting programs, and facilitating historical research. They also oversee the management of current diocesan records and assist...
Topics: MIPoPS, Archdiocese of Seattle, Seattle
Bainbridge Island Historical Museum
collection
38
ITEMS
605
VIEWS
collection
eye 605
Bainbridge Island Historical Museum's mission is to collect, preserve, and foster knowledge of Bainbridge Island history. The Society began as an informal group in the 1930s, meeting in member homes. In 1949, its members joined the newly formed Kitsap County Historical Society as the Bainbridge Island branch. Elnora Parfitt was elected president and later became Museum Director. In 1971, the Bainbridge Island School District board voted to donate the former Island Center schoolhouse to the...
Topics: Bainbridge Island, Washington State, Pacific Northwest
MIPoPS
by Storytellers Productions Limited
movies
eye 591
favorite 1
comment 0
Title: Two Tales of Wesakechak Item I.D.:  SPS_spshuchoosedahtalesofwesakechakayekis Original Format: VHS Description: Tales of Wesakechak: Why Bees Have Stingers, and Wesakechak and the First Indian People. A Huchoosedah Indian Education Video. These episodes of puppet theater tell two Native American folktales. The mission of Seattle Public School Archives is to provide a repository of primary resources about Seattle schooling, schools and student voices. Because the district is governed in...
Topics: Seattle Public Schools, Native American History, Wesakechak
Sally Sykes Group
collection
14
ITEMS
444
VIEWS
collection
eye 444
The Sykes Group was an innovative dance theater company under the direction of Sally Sykes. Their work premiered in Seattle in the 1980s and 1990s. Sally Sykes began her training in ballet, but found her love of movement and creative niche in contemporary and dance theater. Sykes' performing and choreographic life started in the UK in 1974 and continued across countries and oceans to finally settle in the Northwest. All pieces featured in this collection were choreographed by Sally Sykes-Wyle.
Topics: Sally Sykes Group, Sally Sykes, dance, performance
Scarecrow Video
by KING-TV
movies
eye 336
favorite 1
comment 0
Title: Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs Original format: VHS Item Id.: SCV22 Description: This home video release of a Seattle Children's Theatre production of Snow White & the Seven Dwarfs utilizes studio sets as well as outdoor locations to tell its updated tale in a humorous and family-friendly fashion; KING Broadcasting Company and FRED MEYER Present The Seattle Children's Theatre Production of Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs by Greg Palmer; copyright 1987 KING Broadcasting Co. This...
Topics: Seattle, Pacific Northwest, Seattle Children's Theatre, Snow White, Fairytales, Theater, King...
Seattle Municipal Archives
by Woodland Park Zoo
movies
eye 321
favorite 3
comment 0
Footage of Woodland Park dating from 1938. Visitors peruse the grounds of the zoo and the larger park, play tennis, and ride in horse-and-buggies. Animals featured include Sika Deer, elk, Indian elephants, goats, Barbary sheep, Rocky Mountain goats, camels, swans, polar bears, lions, Bengal tigers, and baboons. Item 532, Record Series 8601-08, Seattle Municipal Archives
Topics: zoo, animals, Seattle, Woodland Park Zoo
Seattle Municipal Archives
by City of Seattle, Engineering Department
movies
eye 295
favorite 5
comment 0
Footage of street scenes taken by the Seattle Department of Streets and Sewers during the 1920s and 1930s. Footage is supplemented with descriptive text stills. The University Bridge and Fremont Bridge are prominently featured. Also present is footage of Department equipment in operation, such as street cleaners and dump trucks. Item 453, Record Series 2613-09, Seattle Municipal Archives
Topics: Department of Streets and Sewers, street construction, bridges, Fremont, University District, West...
Seattle Municipal Archives
by City of Seattle, Engineering Department
movies
eye 291
favorite 5
comment 0
Unedited footage created by the City of Seattle Engineering Department featuring shots driving along the Alaskan Way Viaduct and the reconstruction of the Ballard Bridge.   The Ballard Bridge was originally built in 1917, spanning 2,854 feet across the Ship Canal, to connect Ballard with the Interbay, Magnolia and Queen Anne neighborhoods. In 1937 the Seattle City Council passed an ordinance authorizing work to begin on reconstructing the bascule bridge. Completed in 1939, the reconstruction...
Topics: Seattle, Engineering Department, Ballard, bridges, construction, paving, streetcars, Aurora,...
Seattle Audubon Society
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9
ITEMS
239
VIEWS
collection
eye 239
Since 1916, Seattle Audubon members and volunteers have continually worked for the protection, restoration and preservation of natural habitat for birds and other wildlife. These years of experience have never been more important than today as the growth in our region stresses many habitats and their inhabitants. Faithful volunteers work hand-in-hand with dedicated staff to provide education programs to children and adults, to engage neighborhoods in citizen science projects, and to protect...
Seattle Mime Theatre
by Seattle Mime Theatre
movies
eye 218
favorite 0
comment 0
Title: Pinocchio Item I.D.: SMT_33 Original format: VHS Description: Choreographed and performed by the Seattle Mime Theatre. Performers include Richard Davidson, Bruce Wylie, Mik Kulman, and Elizabeth Roth. In 1977, Richard “Rick” Davidson, Elizabeth Roth, Bruce Wylie and Pat Tyler began the Seattle Mime Theatre. Roth and Davidson had studied with Tony Montanaro and Jacque Lecoq, and Wylie had trained with Leonard Pitt. The company performed throughout the United States and abroad for both...
Topics: Seattle Mime Theatre, experimental theater, mime, Seattle, Pacific Northwest Theater, Theatre...
Seattle Municipal Archives
by Seatte Department of Streets and Sewers
movies
eye 205
favorite 2
comment 0
Footage taken in 1926 by the Seattle Department of Streets and Sewers that features some of the Department's construction, demolition, and manufacturing projects. Industrial machinery, such as road graders and steam shovels, is especially prominent. Several scenes of busy Seattle streets are also interspersed. Locations identified by cue cards include the intersection of Jackson Street and 4th Avenue, the intersection of Pine Street and 4th Avenue, Jackson Street, Juanita Bay, the Fremont...
Topics: Fremont Bridge, University Bridge, Smith Cove, trucks, streetcars, traffic, street cleaning,...
Archives of the Archdiocese of Seattle
by Archdiocese of Seattle
movies
eye 204
favorite 0
comment 0
Title: History and Renovation of St. James Cathedral, Seattle Item I.D.: Archdiocese_15 Description: Segment discusses the construction and history of St. James Cathedral in Seattle, Washington, as well as the major renovation of the building under Rev. Michael G. Ryan in the mid-1990s. The Archives of the Archdiocese of Seattle serve the information needs of the Church and civil community by preserving and providing appropriate access to records documenting the history of the Catholic Church...
Topics: Catholic Church, Pacific Northwest, Catholic history, St. James Catheral, Seattle, Washington...
Seattle Municipal Archives
by Seattle City Light
movies
eye 186
favorite 1
comment 0
Likely outtakes of Frank Borzage film "The River" of 1929. Footage of river, camp with log buildings; sign: Diablo Dam; blasting river bank; dredging; construction; cameraman; shots of dam from many perspectives; individual shots of workers. Item 433, Record Series 1204-05, Seattle Municipal Archives
Topics: Seattle City Light, Diablo Dam, Diablo Camp, Frank Borzage, construction, blasting, dredging
Seattle Municipal Archives
by Seattle City Light
movies
eye 172
favorite 3
comment 0
Video transferred from reel-to-reel film about the story of the Denny Regrade. Footage includes montage of historical downtown scenes as well as maps, still images, and models of the project. Item 3271, Record Series 1204-05, Seattle Municipal Archives
Topics: Seattle, Space Needle, Denny Regrade, Ward Collier, Tom Collier, Cheryl Collier, Dan Dean, Seattle...
Seattle Municipal Archives
by Woodland Park Zoo
movies
eye 172
favorite 0
comment 0
Compilation footage of the zookeeper, marmots, polar bears, children, baby leopards, otters, kid's train, llamas, two girls in kimonos, chimpanzee with hat, entrance, goats, reindeer, buffalo, elephants, penguins. Item 963, Record Series 8601-08, Seattle Municipal Archives
Topics: Woodland Park Zoo, footage, zookeeper, marmots, polar bears, children, baby leopards, otters,...
Seattle Municipal Archives
by Seattle Channel
movies
eye 164
favorite 3
comment 0
Includes two public service announcements about attending the Century 21 Exposition with sound, silent footage of construction, and woman touring sites at the World's Fair, hosted in Seattle. Date estimated. Item 2041, Record Series  3902-01, Seattle Municipal Archives
Topics: Century 21 Exposition, Seattle, World's Fair, Seattle Center House, public service annoucements
Seattle Municipal Archives
by Woodland Park Zoo
movies
eye 152
favorite 1
comment 0
Zoo Parade television program from 1955 covering the Woodland Park Zoo. Features many animals in studio, and wild footage of animals. Shows Bobo the gorilla at 4 years old, the bear grottos, and the feline house. Item 3524, Record Series 8601-08, Seattle Municipal Archives
Topics: Woodland Park Zoo, Seattle, zoo, animals, gorillas, bears
Seattle Municipal Archives
by City of Seattle, Department of Parks and Recreation
movies
eye 146
favorite 0
comment 0
Parks and Recreation footage of Maypole dancing, girls jumping rope, foot races, women sings of picnic races, track meet, athletes, crowds, races, bicycles, and baseball. Item 521, Record Series 5802-08, Seattle Municipal Archives
Topics: parks, picnics, children, games, races, track and field, jump rope, maypole, City of Seattle, Parks...
Scarecrow Video
by Luke S. Goljan
movies
eye 141
favorite 0
comment 0
Title: Remo Williams 2: The Adventure Continues Original format: VHS Item Id.: SCV8_1.mp4; preservation master SCV8.mkv Description: This amateur film presents a sequel to the 1985 film "Remo Williams: The Adventure Begins". This video is part of the Scarecrow Video Collection. Storytelling is at the heart of Scarecrow Video. For thousands of years, stories have been the way we learn about our collective past, interpret our present, and dream about our future; and they have the power...
Topics: Amateur filmmaking, Amateur film, Independent Film, Independent filmmaker, Scarecrow Video
King County Archives
by King County Archives
movies
eye 140
favorite 0
comment 0
1979 interview with artist Beverly Pepper for King County symposium, Earthworks:  Land Reclamation as Sculpture.  The artist describes her design for an earthwork at the polluted site, the Montlake Landfill in the northeast section of University of Washington campus in Seattle.  For history of the Earthworks symposium, see:  www.kingcounty.gov/depts/records-licensing/archives/exhibits/earthworks
Topics: public art, environment, Earthworks, Beverly Pepper, King County Arts Commission
Wing Luke Museum
by Wing Luke Museum
movies
eye 139
favorite 0
comment 0
Excerpts from an interview with retired Franklin High School basketball coach Frank Fujii. Original format: VHS Frank Shobo Fujii, a Nisei, was born on January 14, 1930 in Seattle’s Central District. He was the youngest of nine siblings. He attended Maryknoll School and Garfield High School, before enrolling at the University of Washington, where he earned a master of fine arts. During World War II, he was incarcerated at Tule Lake Camp. He met his wife Michiko Inouye at the University of...
Topics: Frank Fuji, Oral history, Interview, Franklin High School, Basketball, Sports, Seattle sports,...
Archives of the Archdiocese of Seattle
by Archdiocese of Seattle
movies
eye 139
favorite 2
comment 0
Title: Spirits of the Land: Duwamish River Item I.D.: Archdiocese_10 Description: Northwest historian David Buerge discusses the importance of natural landmarks in traditional Native American beliefs, including a Duwamish narrative describing the origins of the seasons. This clip was created for Reel to Real, a television program of the Archdiocese of Seattle in the 1980s.  The Archives of the Archdiocese of Seattle serve the information needs of the Church and civil community by preserving...
Topics: Mythology, Washington State, Duwamish Tribe, Duwamish Indians, Pacific Northwest History, Native...
Seattle Municipal Archives
by City of Seattle, Department of Parks and Recreation
movies
eye 135
favorite 1
comment 0
Footage of people enjoying Seattle parks.  Parks include Volunteer Park and Conservatory, Green Lake, Gasworks, and Alki.  Shots of  art museum, playgrounds, beaches, and zoo also included. Item 920, Record Series 5802-08, Seattle Municipal Archives
Topics: Volunteer Park, Seattle, Alki Beach, Greenlake, Gasworks Park, Woodland Park Zoo, parks,...
Seattle Municipal Archives
by Seattle City Light
movies
eye 135
favorite 1
comment 0
Footage of City Light managers participating in a dunk tank event. Staff in the tank include Deputy Superintendents Malcolm "Mac" MacDonald, John Saven, and Shan Taha. Item 4963, Record Series 1204-05, Seattle Municipal Archives
Topics: Seattle City Light, employees, Malcolm "Mac" MacDonald, John Saven, Shan Taha, dunk tank
Seattle Municipal Archives
by City of Seattle, Engineering Department
movies
eye 129
favorite 3
comment 0
Details about the construction of Seattle's seawall in the mid-1930s on what is now Alaskan Way. Item 430, Record Series 2613-09, Seattle Municipal Archives
Topics: Olde Curiosity Shop, Polynesia, Ivars, seawall, construction, Seattle, engineering, Alaskan Way
Wing Luke Museum
by David Henry Hwang
movies
eye 129
favorite 0
comment 0
Title: The Dance and The Railroad (Excerpts) Original format: VHS Item No.: 2008.002.091.012 Description: The Dance and The Railroad was written by David Henry Hwang. Set against the backdrop of the Chinese American railroad workers’ strike of 1867, The Dance and the Railroad rejects the stereotype of submissive immigrant laborers, and depicts assertive men who demanded their rights despite great personal risk. The play compares the optimistic and idealistic Ma to the pragmatic and...
Topics: Wing Luke Museum, Asian American Theater, Northwest Asian American Theate, Asian Pacific Islander,...
Scarecrow Video
by Playhouse 90
movies
eye 122
favorite 0
comment 0
Title: Playhouse 90: Forbidden Area Original format: VHS Item Id.: SCV2_2.mp4; preservation master SCV2.mkv Description: This episode of Playhouse 90 was the first of that TV anthology series. Airing October 4, 1956, it was Rod Serling's adaptation of Pat Frank's novel Forbidden Area about Soviet sabotage, and starred Charlton Heston and Vincent Price. This video is part of the Scarecrow Video Collection. Storytelling is at the heart of Scarecrow Video. For thousands of years, stories have been...
Topics: John Frankenheimer, Rod Serling, Charlton Heston, Tab Hunter, Vincent Price, Soviet Union, Spy, Pat...
Wing Luke Museum
by Wing Luke Museum
movies
eye 119
favorite 2
comment 0
Fay Chong demonstrates painting in this educational segment. Fay Chong (1912–1973) was a Chinese-American artist and educator, well known for his printmaking and watercolor painting. He was also known for his activities as an arts organizer, arts educator and WPA-era artist. Chong was active in the Pacific Northwest. Produced by Martin Moyer Productions. Original format: VHS
Topics: Fay Chong, artist, art demonstration, Chinese ink, Watercolors, Watercolor painting, Works Progress...
MIPoPS
by Mark Mascarin
movies
eye 119
favorite 1
comment 0
Title: Quileute Nation: Paddle to Seattle Item I.D.: SPS_paddletoseattlehuchoosedeah Original Format: VHS Description: A documentary of the 170 mile canoe journey from La Push to Seattle, conducted over 6 days. This documentary was a product of the Quileute Tribal School Title V Enrichment Project. For more information about the Paddle to Seattle, please visit HistoryLink . The mission of Seattle Public School Archives is to provide a repository of primary resources about Seattle schooling,...
Topics: Seattle, Quieleute, Native American History, Pacific Northwest History
Seattle Municipal Archives
by City of Seattle, Department of Parks and Recreation
movies
eye 116
favorite 3
comment 0
Overview of Seattle's Bicycle Program from the late 1970s to the early 1980s.  Includes Discussion of Comprehensive Trail System and On-Street Improvements. Date estimated. Item 4420, Record Series 5802-08, Seattle Municipal Archives
Topics: bicycles, engineering department, bikeways, transportation planning, public-safety, citizen...
Archives of the Archdiocese of Seattle
movies
eye 115
favorite 0
comment 0
Title: Spirits of the Land: St. Peter's Catholic Mission, Suquamish Tribe Item I.D.: Archdiocese_08_A Description: Northwest historian David Buerge talks about the missionary activities of Rev. A. M. A. Blanchet among the Suquamish Tribe in the 1830s and 1840s. This segment was created for Reel to Real, a television program of the Archdiocese of Seattle in the 1980s. The Archives of the Archdiocese of Seattle serve the information needs of the Church and civil community by preserving and...
Topics: Catholic Church, Rev. A. M. A. Blanchet, Suquamish Tribe, missionaries, sahale sticks, David...
Seattle Municipal Archives
by Seattle Municipal Archives
movies
eye 115
favorite 4
comment 0
Mayor Clinton narrates overview of Seattle in 1961, the year before the Seattle World's Fair.  Shots of Alki Point, ferries, the locks, marina, Aurora Bridge, Lake Union, boats, fishing, Boeing, airport, schools, bridges and Mt. Rainier.  Item 17, Record Series 1204-05, Seattle Municipal Archives
Topics: Seattle, Mayor Clinton, Seattle City Light
Wing Luke Museum
by Karen Tei Yamashita
movies
eye 111
favorite 0
comment 0
Title: Godzilla - #12 Act II Death of Godzilla Original format: VHS Item No.: 2008.002.091.200 Description: Godzilla #12 Act II Death of Godzilla Scene 12. Segments from Godzilla Comes to Little Tokyo (also known as GiLAwrecks ), created by Karen Tei Yamashita in 1992. Music composed by Vicki Abe. An original musical that entails a homeless eccentric, a runaway teen-ager, horrendous traffic, pollution, Japanese developers intent on building a vast real estate project over a freeway and...
Topics: Wing Luke Museum, Asian American Theater, Northwest Asian American Theater, Asian Pacific Islander,...
Seattle Municipal Archives
by Seattle City Light
movies
eye 110
favorite 3
comment 0
History of the Skagit Hydroelectric Project and current operations in 1958. Includes footage of people enjoying tours of dams and powerhouses, as well as camping, boating, and waterskiing on Ross Lake. Also includes basic overview on how electricity and hydroelectric power works. Written and directed by Juel Lange and narrated by Bob Gleason. Item 35, Record Series 1204-05, Seattle Municipal Archives
Topics: Seattle City Light, Skagit Hydroelectric Project, hydroelectricity, Ross Lake, dams, camping,...
Seattle Municipal Archives
by Seattle City Light
movies
eye 110
favorite 2
comment 0
Likely outtakes of Frank Borzage film "The River" of 1929. Footage of river, camp with log buildings; sign: Diablo Dam; blasting river bank; dredging; construction; cameraman; shots of dam from many perspectives;  individual shots of workers. Item 432, Record Series 1204-05, Seattle Municipal Archives
Topics: Seattle City Light, Diablo Dam, Diablo Camp, Frank Borzage, construction, blasting, dredging
Scarecrow Video
by Startime
movies
eye 110
favorite 4
comment 0
Title: Startime: Turn of the Screw Original format: VHS Item Id.: SCV5_1.mp4; preservation master SCV5.mkv Description: Startime was one of the first American television shows to be broadcast in color. In this episode, a governess (Ingrid Bergman), put in charge of two young children begins to see the ghost of her dead predecessor. This video is part of the Scarecrow Video Collection. Storytelling is at the heart of Scarecrow Video. For thousands of years, stories have been the way we learn...
Topics: John Frankenheimer, Ingrid Bergman, Horror, Thriller, Old Hollywood, Ghosts, Supernatural,...
Seattle Mime Theatre
by Seattle Mime Theatre
movies
eye 109
favorite 1
comment 0
Title: An Evening in America Item I.D.: SMT_03 Original format: Betacam Description: Excerpts from the concert “An Evening in America,” created and performed by Seattle Mime Theatre. Includes four physical theater pieces, each to accompany an American short story: - “The Secret Life of Walter Mitty” by James Thurber, directed by George Lewis - “The Buck” by Joyce Carol Oates, directed by Rita Giomi - “The Dance of the Chicken Feet” by Bailey White, directed by George Lewis -...
Topics: Seattle Mime Theatre, experimental theater, mime, Seattle, Pacific Northwest Theater, Theatre...
Seattle Municipal Archives
by Seattle Fire Department
movies
eye 108
favorite 0
comment 0
In this fire safety cartoon from 1985, a talking fire hydrant named Big Red helps Zookeeper Debbie protect her animals from the dangers of fire hazards. Produced and animated by members of the Seattle Fire Department. Item 859, Record Series 2801-11, Seattle Municipal Archives
Topics: Seattle Fire Department, Public Service Announcement, cartoon, animation, fire safety
Seattle Municipal Archives
by City of Seattle, Engineering Department
movies
eye 104
favorite 2
comment 0
Groundbreaking and construction of Kingdome from dedication in November 2, 1972 to 1975. Includes ground breaking ceremony with cheerleaders and bands including the Kent Meridian Royals; construction at various stages, view of downtown Seattle, and completed Kingdome.  Item 489 Series 2613-09, Seattle Municipal Archives
Topics: Seattle, Kingdome, sports, stadium, baseball, construction, dedication ceremony
Seattle Municipal Archives
by Seattle City Light
movies
eye 104
favorite 5
comment 0
Distinct phases of construction on Ross Dam with captions separating the segments. Item 21, Record Series 1204-05, Seattle Municipal Archives
Topics: Ross Dam, Seattle City Light, construction, hydroelectricity
Seattle Mime Theatre
by Seattle Mime Theatre
movies
eye 104
favorite 1
comment 0
Title: Early Seattle Mime Theatre Montage Item I.D.: SMT_02 Original format: U-matic Description: A promotional montage of performances by the Seattle Mime Theatre. Performers include Richard Davidson, Bruce Wylie, Elizabeth Roth, and Mik Kulman. In 1977, Richard “Rick” Davidson, Elizabeth Roth, Bruce Wylie and Pat Tyler began the Seattle Mime Theatre. Roth and Davidson had studied with Tony Montanaro and Jacque Lecoq, and Wylie had trained with Leonard Pitt. The company performed...
Topics: Seattle Mime Theatre, experimental theater, mime, Seattle, Pacific Northwest Theater, Theatre...
Sally Sykes Group
by Sally Sykes Group
movies
eye 103
favorite 0
comment 0
Title: Finding My Inner Rabbit Item I.D.: SSG_03 Original Format: VHS Description: Footage of the piece, "Finding My Inner Rabbit," created by Sally Sykes. Performed at the Broadway Performance Hall and presented by the Allegro! Dance Festival. Includes recorded interludes originally shot on Super 8mm film. The Sykes Group was an innovative dance theater company under the direction of Sally Sykes. Their work premiered in Seattle in the 1980s and 1990s. Sally Sykes began her training...
Topics: Sally Sykes Group, experimental dance, Pacific Northwest, Sally Sykes, Seattle, dance, performance,...
Seattle Municipal Archives
by Seattle Fire Department
movies
eye 102
favorite 0
comment 0
In this fire safety cartoon from 1985, a talking fire hydrant named Big Red visits a spooky old mansion with Inspector Jim in order to teach viewers about potential fire hazards in the home. Produced and animated by members of the Seattle Fire Department.
Topics: Seattle Fire Department, Public Service Announcement, cartoon, animation, fire safety
Seattle Municipal Archives
by Seattle City Light
movies
eye 102
favorite 1
comment 0
Likely outtakes of Frank Borzage film "The River" of 1929. Footage of river, camp with log buildings; sign: Diablo Dam; blasting river bank; dredging; construction; cameraman; shots of dam from many perspectives; individual shots of workers. Item 433, Record Series 1204-05, Seattle Municipal Archives
Topics: Seattle City Light, Diablo Dam, Diablo Camp, Frank Borzage, construction, blasting, dredging
King County Archives
by King County Arts Commission Earthworks Symposium
movies
eye 101
favorite 1
comment 0
Robert Morris delivering keynote address at Earthworks Symposium at University of Washington, Kane Hall. See http://www.kingcounty.gov/depts/records-licensing/archives/exhibits/earthworks.aspx#RobertMorris
Topics: King County Archives, Earthworks, Robert Morris, King County Arts Commission
Scarecrow Video
by Playhouse 90
movies
eye 99
favorite 0
comment 0
Title: Playhouse 90: The Last Tycoon Original format: VHS Item Id.: SCV2_1.mp4; preservation master SCV2.mkv Description: “The Last Tycoon” is the 24th episode in the first season of Playhouse 90. This episode, written by Don Mankiewicz and directed by John Frankenheimer, was based off the F. Scott Fitzgerald novel of the same title. In it, a movie producer is slowly working himself to death. This video is part of the Scarecrow Video Collection. Storytelling is at the heart of Scarecrow...
Topics: John Frankenheimer, Don Mankiewicz, F. Scott Fitzgerald, Playhouse 90, Hollywood, Old Hollywood,...
Seattle Public Library
by The Seattle Public Library
movies
eye 94
favorite 0
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Title: Interview with Dixy Lee Ray - #1 Original format: VHS Item Id.: spl_ds_dray_01_01 Description: This is part 1 of 2 of an interview with Governor Dixy Lee Ray . This interview was conducted by Lou Guzzo on August 23, 1986 at Ray’s home. Dixy Lee Ray (1914-1994) was a Tacoma native, scientist and the first female governor of Washington State. She graduated from Mills College in 1937 and earned her doctorate in biology from Stanford University in 1942. After completing her education, Ray...
Topics: Seattle Public Library, Pacific Northwest, Pacific Northwest history, oral history, Seattle,...
King County Archives
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King County Archives, Series 400, Box 194, Department of Transportation Roads Services Division Photograph and moving image files. Produced for the Department of Public Works by One Bounce Productions.
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Scarecrow Video
by Playhouse 90
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Title: Playhouse 90: Winter Dreams Original format: VHS Item Id.: SCV7_1.mp4; preservation master SCV7.mkv Description: In this episode of Playhouse 90, a successful young man announces his recent engagement, only to be forced to reconsider his future following the sudden reappearance of a girl he has loved for years. This video is part of the Scarecrow Video Collection. Storytelling is at the heart of Scarecrow Video. For thousands of years, stories have been the way we learn about our...
Topics: John Frankenheimer, F. Scott Fitzgerald, Old Hollywood, Vintage television, Vintage TV, Vintage...
Scarecrow Video
by Something Weird Video
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Title: Gay Camp Classics, Vol.2: Les Boys Original format: VHS Item Id.: SCV13_2.mp4; preservation master SCV13.mkv Description: This circa 1970's video was sourced from Gay Camp Classics Volume I, a compilation VHS produced by Seattle's Something Weird Video. No other known copies exist. The compilation was released on VHS in 2000. This video is part of the Scarecrow Video Collection. Storytelling is at the heart of Scarecrow Video. For thousands of years, stories have been the way we learn...
Topics: Camp, Drag, Amateur filmmaking, Amateur Film, Gay history, LGBTQ, Something Weird Video, Parody,...
Seattle Municipal Archives
by Seattle City Light
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An installment of the internal Seattle City Light employee news show hosted by Miles Chamberlin. Includes the following reports: history of the wetland flooding at the Tukwila Hydroelectric Facility narrated by Real Property Agent, Gary Farr; coverage of the 1977 International Women's Day Conference held in Houston, Texas narrated by “roving reporter” Nancy Callary (it is noted at this time that Seattle City Light employed 325 women); highlights from the Governor Safety Council...
Topics: Seattle City Light, employee newsletter, video newsletter, women employees, women's rights,...
Wing Luke Museum
by Northwest Asian American Theater
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Title: NWAAT: "Home" Excerpt Original format: VHS Item No.: 2008.002.091.076 Description: Home: Places Between Asia and America, written by Chay Yew. A collaboration with Dierdre de la Cruz, Susie Kozawa, Zai Kunning and Loke Soh Kim. This is a recording of the dress rehearsal. Chey Yew is a playwright and director born in Sinagapore, who moved to Chicago at age 16. He served as Artistic Director of the Northwest Asian American Theater. Founded on the campus of the University of...
Topics: Wing Luke Museum, Asian American Theater, Northwest Asian American Theater, Asian Pacific Islander,...
Scarecrow Video
by Meg Partridge
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Title: Portrait of Imogen Original format: VHS Item Id.: SCV23 Description: Documentary consists of voice-over by Imogen Cunningham as she reviews her still photographs of famous and ordinary people, as well as other compositions, and comments on her techniques and career; Copyright 1987 Meg Partridge. This video is part of the Scarecrow Video Collection. Storytelling is at the heart of Scarecrow Video. For thousands of years, stories have been the way we learn about our collective past,...
Topics: Seattle, Seattle Artists, PNW Artist, Photography, Imogen Cunningham, Women artists, Women...
Scarecrow Video
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Title: Playhouse 90: For Whom the Bell Tolls (Part 1 of 2) Original format: VHS Item Id.: SCV3_1.mp4; preservation master SCV3.mkv Description: This two part episode of Playhouse 90 retells Ernest Hemingway’s classic novel of the Spanish Civil War. An American allied with the Republicans finds romance during a desperate mission to blow up a strategically important bridge. This video is part of the Scarecrow Video Collection. Storytelling is at the heart of Scarecrow Video. For thousands of...
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Topics: John Frankenheimer, Ernest Hemingway, Spanish Civil War, Old Hollywood, War, Vintage television,...
Wing Luke Museum
by Wakako Yamauchi
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Title: 12-1-A Original Format: VHS Item No.: 2008.002.091.001 Description: 12-1-A by Wakako Yamauchi. A play by Wakako Yamauchi that was first produced in 1982. Set in the concentration camp in Poston , Arizona—the same camp the author was incarcerated in—from May 1942 to July 1943, the play follows several Japanese American families at Poston as their characters grapple with the loyalty questionnaire , military service, and possible resettlement . The title of the play refers to the camp...
Topics: Wing Luke Museum, Asian American, Asian Pacific Islander, Norhtwest Asian American Theater, Asian...
King County Archives
by Carmon Film Productions, with the King County Department of Public Works Sanitary Operations Division, the Bureau of Solid Waste Management, and the United States Department of Health, Education and Welfare
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Digitized copy of VHS transfer of original 16mm film produced in 1966 by Carmon Film Productions, with the King County Department of Public Works Sanitary Operations Division, the Bureau of Solid Waste Management, and the United States Department of Health, Education and Welfare. Original title: Waste Away.
Topics: Carmon Film Productions, King County Department of Public Works Sanitary Operations Division,...
Scarecrow Video
by Thomas Lee Wright
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Title: Eight-Tray Gangster: The Making of a Crip Original format: VHS Item Id.: SCV18 Description: Documentary portrait of one family's experience growing up with/as Crips gang members in LA. This video is part of the Scarecrow Video Collection. Storytelling is at the heart of Scarecrow Video. For thousands of years, stories have been the way we learn about our collective past, interpret our present, and dream about our future; and they have the power to transcend boundaries real and imagined....
Topics: LA, Gangs, Bloods, Crips, 1990s LA, California, Los Angeles, Independent Film, Thomas Lee Wright,...
Seattle Municipal Archives
by City of Los Angeles Water and Power
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Animated story of man misusing his appliances and wasting electricity.  Appliances revolt. Created by National Television News for City of Los Angeles Water and Power. Item 305, Record Series 1204-05, Seattle Municipal Archives
Topics: energy conservation, animation
Seattle Mime Theatre
by Seattle Mime Theatre
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Title: Animotion (1994) Item I.D.: SMT_28 Original format: VHS Description: Choreographed and performed by the Seattle Mime Theatre. Performers include Richard Davidson, Bruce Wylie, and Mik Kuhlman. Performance was recorded at the Marsee Auditorium, part of El Camino College’s South Bay Center for the Arts campus. In 1977, Richard “Rick” Davidson, Elizabeth Roth, Bruce Wylie and Pat Tyler began the Seattle Mime Theatre. Roth and Davidson had studied with Tony Montanaro and Jacque Lecoq,...
Topics: Seattle Mime Theatre, experimental theater, mime, Seattle, Pacific Northwest Theater, Theatre...
King County Archives
by King County Department of Stadium Administration
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Outtake from Kingdome 5th Anniversary video (from VHS), presented by the King County Department of Stadium Administration. King County Archives Series 1423 Office of Information Resource Management, photographs, audio/visual material, box 27.
Topics: Kingdome, King County Department of Stadium Administration, King County Archives, Seattle
Archives of the Archdiocese of Seattle
by Archdiocese of Seattle
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Title: Columbia River Pastoral Letter Project Item I.D.: Archdiocese_09 Description: Short documentary explaining the history and rationale behind the Columbia River Pastoral Letter, issued by 12 Northwest Catholic bishops, calling for environmental and economic transformations within the 259,000 square mile Columbia River Watershed in Washington, Oregon, Idaho, Montana, and British Columbia. The Archives of the Archdiocese of Seattle serve the information needs of the Church and civil...
Topics: enviromentalism, environmental history, Pacific Northwest, Pacific Northwest History, Columbia River
Seattle Mime Theatre
by Seattle Mime Theatre
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Title: "Good Morning, Fairbanks" interview with Seattle Mime Theatre Item I.D.: SMT_27 Original format: VHS Description: Seattle Mime Theatre members Richard Davidson, Bruce Wylie and Elizabeth Roth are interviewed on the local television program, "Good Morning, Fairbanks!" in the early days of Seattle Mime Theatre. In 1977, Richard “Rick” Davidson, Elizabeth Roth, Bruce Wylie and Pat Tyler began the Seattle Mime Theatre. Roth and Davidson had studied with Tony Montanaro...
Topics: Seattle Mime Theatre, experimental theater, mime, Seattle, Pacific Northwest Theater, Theatre...
Archives of the Archdiocese of Seattle
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Title: Spirits of the Land: Modeste Demers and the Whidbey Island mission, 1841 Item I.D.: Archdiocese_06_2 Description: Northwest historian David Buerge briefly recounts the arrival in 1841 of French Canadian priest Modeste Demers to Whidbey Island, Washington, where he helped establish an Indian mission church at the request of local headman Tslalakum. This segment was created for Reel to Real, a television program of the Archdiocese of Seattle in the 1980s. The Archives of the Archdiocese of...
Topics: Catholic Church, Rev. Modeste Demers, Tslalakum, Suquamish Tribe, Whidbey Island, missionaries,...
Seattle Municipal Archives
by KUAC, University of Alaska Fairbanks
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Women's roundtable discussion of experiences working on the Alaska Pipeline. Includes discussion of barriers to union membership and employment, and sexual harassment. Video was likely shown as part of or used for reference in sexual harassment training at Seattle City Light. Features Jane Williams, Joyce Allen, Virginia Baim, Joanne Bretzer, and Sue Pittman. Copyright KUAC-TV Production in Fairbanks, Alaska. Posted with permission for scholarly and research purposes only. Item 3360, Record...
Topics: employees, women, discrimination, sexual harassment, affirmative action, labor unions,...
Wing Luke Museum
by Philip Kan Gotanda
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Title: Song for a Nisei Fisherman: A Japanese American Fish Story Original format: VHS Item No.: 2008.002.091.053 Description: Song for a Nisei Fisherman: A Japanese American Fish Story, by Philip Kan Gotanda. "Song for a Nisei Fisherman is a so-called dream play, which begins in the present with an elderly Japanese-American man describing his trout-fishing technique as he mimes it. The play then switches back and forth in time, using the catching, preparing, cooking and eating of the fish...
Topics: Wing Luke Museum, Asian American Theater, Northwest Asian American Theater, Asian Pacific Islander,...